Fernando Machado-Stredel

Doctoral aspirant
Primary office:
BI, Dyche Hall


Summary

Advisor: Town Peterson
Research interests: Ornithology, Systematics, Biogeography, Evolution, Behavior
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela


Education:

  • Lic. Biology, Universidad Central de Venezuela


Publications:

  • Machado-Stredel, F., et al. 2019. A city of oropendolas: nesting colonies of Crested Oropendola (Psarocolius decumanus) in Caracas. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology. Submitted.
  • Machado-Stredel, F., et al. 2019. Decadal-scale Avifaunal Change from Museum and Observational Data for Sites across the United States and Canada. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Submitted.
  • Gang, S., F. Machado-Stredel, et al. 2019. Great journey of Great Tits (Parus major group): Origin, diversification, and historical demographics of a broadly-distributed bird lineage. Journal of Biogeography. Submitted.
  • Peterson, A.T., F. Machado-Stredel, et al. 2019. Curso modelado de nicho ecológico, version 1.0. Biodiversity Informatics, 14:1-7.
  • Peterson, A.T., F. Machado-Stredel, et al. 2019. Open access solutions for biodiversity journals: Do not replace one problem with another. Diversity and Distributions 25:5-8.
  • Machado-Stredel, F., and J. Pérez-Emán. 2017. Using morphometrics to determine sex in a Neotropical passerine: the Gray-breasted Wood-Wren (Henicorhina leucophrys). Ornitología Neotropical 28:147-153.
  • Fernandes, A.M.F., F. Machado-Stredel, M. Castro, and J. Pérez-Emán. 2016. Identificación molecular del sexo de individuos del género Henicorhina en Venezuela. Revista Venezolana de Ornitología 6: 81-83.


Presentations:

  • Machado-Stredel, F., A.T. Peterson, et al. Present and past ecological niche models for the Great Tit (Parus major). GIS Day @ KU, Lawrence, KS, November 2018. Poster presentation (2nd place award).
  • Machado-Stredel, F., A.T. Peterson, et al. Modelling the niche of a traveler: present and past climatic scenarios for the Great Tit. 70th Kansas Ornithological Society Meeting, Lawrence, KS, October 2018. Oral presentation.
  • Machado-Stredel, F., A.M.F. Fernandes, F. Riera F, and J. Pérez-Emán. A city of Oropendolas: A characterization of Psarocolius decumanus nesting colonies in an urban landscape. American Ornithological Society Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ, April 2018. Oral presentation.
  • Machado-Stredel, F., and J. Pérez-Emán. Morphological differences between sexes of the Gray-breasted Wood-Wren: a sexually monochromatic passerine from the Neotropics. 69th Kansas Ornithological Society Meeting, Junction City, KS, October 2017. Oral presentation.
  • Machado-Stredel, F., A.T. Peterson, and J. Pérez-Emán. Improving our knowledge of species ranges: ecological niche modelling of a South American wren. 6th North American Ornithological Conference, Washington D.C., August 2016. Poster presentation.
  • Machado-Stredel, F., and J. Pérez-Emán. The Mocquerys' collections from Venezuela: Bucarito as a case study. 3rd Venezuelan Ornithological Conference, Guanare, Venezuela, November 2015. Oral presentation.
  • Machado-Stredel, F., and J. Pérez-Emán. The use of digital photography to study geographic variation in plumage of a Neotropical montane bird. 11th Venezuelan Ecological Conference, Margarita, Venezuela, November 2015. Oral presentation.
  • Machado-Stredel, F., and J. Pérez-Emán. Geographic variation of Henicorhina leucophrys in Venezuela. 10th Neotropical Ornithological Conference, Manaus, Brazil, July 2015. Oral presentation.


Workshops

  • Taking the next step with R data. American Ornithological Society Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ, April 2018.
  • Audio Recording Techniques (Macaulay Library). 6th North American Ornithological Conference, Washington D.C. August 2016.


Minor Grants

  • Machado-Stredel, F. Graduate student travel support. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity Institute. Summer 2019.
  • Machado-Stredel, F. Summer Research Support. The University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Summer 2019.
  • Machado-Stredel, F. Modelling the niche in present and past climatic scenarios for the Great Tit. American Ornithological Society Travel Award in Support of Diversity & Inclusion. $750. 1 wk. 06/24/19-06/29/19. Funded.
  • Machado-Stredel, F. Evolutionary genomics of blackbird mating systems. Panorama. $1,000. 1 year. June 2019-June 2020. Funded.
  • Peterson, A.T., F. Machado-Stredel, and D. Romero-Alvarez. Genomic Studies toward Unique Insights in Ecology and Evolution of Birds and Pathogens. Research Excellence Initiative. $5,000. 1 year. January 2019-December 2019. Funded.
  • Machado-Stredel, F. Graduate student travel support. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity Institute. Spring 2018.


Awards:

  • Felipe A. Gomez Opportunity Fund Award. $1,500. Spring 2019.
  • Student Membership Award, American Ornithologists' Union. 2016.

 


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